- 40% of U.S. workers say they have had difficulty staying motivated at work in the past year
- Nearly one-fourth (24%) do not feel loyal to their current employer
- 23% of employers rate their organization’s current employee morale as low
Time to panic yet?
BOTTOMLINE: Though the survey confirms that low morale levels are an unfortunate side effect of the recession, CareerBuilder.com contends that many companies are trying to address negative workplace issues with: 1.) better communications (more often, many different ways, and encouraging two-way communication) and 2.) programs to help employees feel "connected" - like valued team members (e.g., recognition programs, providing better work/life balance through flexible work opportunities)